BOD North has started to protect ships in Gulf of Aden

  • The large anti-submarine ship "North"
  • The large anti-submarine ship "North"

MOSCOW, February 4 — RIA Novosti.The large anti-submarine ship (BPK), the Northern Fleet (NF) "North" has started to carry out tasks for the protection of civilian shipping in the Gulf of Aden, told reporters on Monday, the official representative of the Northern Fleet Captain First Rank Vadim Serga.

"Currently, the BOD" North "provides support for multi-Russian icebreaker ship" Vitus Bering "in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait," — said Sergei.

According to him, "North" came from the Northern Fleet's main base of Severomorsk December 18, 2012.

He noted that during his campaign he has already left behind the stern of more than 6,500 nautical miles.

"Crew BOD" North "struck the friendly visits to the ports of Ceuta (Spain) and the Court (Greece). Court in the Greek port of the ship's officers and a group of marines were given the unique opportunity to visit the cosmopolitan center for maritime special operations where Severomorsk shared experience of anti-piracy action foreign counterparts and conducted a series of practical training. At the end of January the crew of BOD "North" took part in the exercises of the Navy of Russia in the Mediterranean Sea "- finished Sergei.

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